We believe in conducting business honestly and ethically and it’s been that way since 1874.
We also believe in taking care of our customers, which is why A. O. Smith enjoys an outstanding reputation for excellence in all of the markets we serve.And why many of our customers have worked with us for 40 years or more.
At A. O. Smith we treat each other with respect and dignity, creating an environment where you can succeed and realize your full potential. Because of this, many of our employees have also been working at A. O. Smith for many years.Ethics are an important part of our culture at A. O. Smith and every employee is trained on doing business with honesty and integrity. We all take the same vow to conduct business by following the same set of Values:
We developed this set of values as guidelines for conducting our business and interacting with our customers, our employees, and the communities in which we do business. Our success depends upon all of our employees, officers, and directors working together toward the same goals and sharing the same values.
Profitable growth is essential for A. O. Smith’s future. To achieve profitable growth, we must provide:
Not only will we seek an above-average return on stockholders’ investment, we will grow in a planned way so that:
Innovation is a primary source of profitable growth. Therefore, we will:
In all dealings with people and organizations, we will act with uncompromising integrity. We will:
In operating our company, we will attract imaginative and competent people. We will emphasize teamwork and welcome diversity in seeking our objectives. We will:
To serve the public and the communities in which we do business, we will: